Drama based on Peter Facinelli and Rob DeFranco's comic book about a foster family of orphans who are trained by the US government as covert operatives, protecting their country during the day and battling each other at night

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Protocol Orphans - Michael Alan Nelson - Netflix

Michael Alan Nelson (born June 6, 1971) is an American comic book writer and novelist. He is best known for the comic book and novel series Hexed, Supergirl comics, and co-writing the “Day Men” comics series. Nelson has written over 30 graphic novels. Nelson has co-written a variety of graphic novels with notable collaborators from “Malignant Man” with film director James Wan to “Insurrection 3.6” with screenwriter Blake Masters to actor Peter Facinelli on “Protocol Orphans” to “The Last Reign: Kings of War” with Wild Hogs director Walt Becker. Nelson has worked with some of the top comic book artists in the industry. His series “Day Men” features artwork by the illustrator Brian Stelfreeze. Illustrators such as Paul Pope (Hexed), Sean Phillips (28 Days Later), Tim Bradstreet (28 Days Later), and John Cassaday (Swordsmith Assassin) have generated covers for Nelson's series. Nelson's series also showcased artists that would go on to have high-profile careers such as Emma Rios (Pretty Deadly), Declan Shalvey, and Matteo Scalera (Black Science (comics)). Nelson has written two series tapping world-famous classic pulp authors: his adaptation of Robert E. Howard's “Hawks of Outremer” and a modern spin on H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos in “Fall of Cthulhu”.

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